Chocolate, Graham Cracker and Marshmallow Muffins

My original objective for this muffin was a simple chocolate.. To say the least, my plans changed. As I had Graham Crackers baking  in the oven the aroma of cinnamon filled the room, I then thought “Oo I will add some of the crackers to my chocolate muffins! Good idea, but why not add the fluffy white balls of goodness that are starring at me through my pantry door!!” So yes.. They suddenly became Chocolate, Graham Cracker and Marshmallow Muffins and may I say..

these are -NAUGHTY deliciousness-

Ingredients

5 Tablespoons organic butter, melted

2 1/4 cup organic flour

6 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 cup sugar

2/3 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

12 marshmallow, cut into thirds

1/4 cup homemade graham crackers

1 organic egg

1 1/4 cups organic milk

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place 12 muffin papers in a muffin pan. Melt the butter

2. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, sea salt and sugar.

3. In another bowl combine the egg, milk and melted butter. Stir in the flour mixture, add the chocolate chips and fold gently until all combined.

4. To assemble to muffins sprinkle 1 teaspoon at the bottom of each muffin paper then 1 of the marshmallow thirds then some muffin batter, continue the pattern until each muffins has 3 marshmallow pieces.

Bake for 22 minutes.

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Organic Blueberry and Vanilla Bean Muffins

Wake up to pure goodness with these elegant Organic Blueberry and Vanilla Bean Muffins! Moist, full of flavor and perfect for a sunday morning.

Ingredients

1 cup + 2 Tablespoons whole wheat flour

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

2 Tablespoons organic butter, melted

1/4 + 2 Tablespoons sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon fresh vanilla beans

1 Tablespoon organic whole milk

1/4 cup organic sour cream

3/4 cup organic blueberries

Directions

1. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder and soda, salt, sugar and blueberries.

2. In another bowl whisk together the butter, egg, vanilla extract, vanilla beans and sour cream.

3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients together and fold to mix gently.

4. Bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven for 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

-Makes 9 muffins-

Minneola Muffins with Dates and Goat Cheese

Minneolas are delicious with sweet dates and creamy goat cheese. These muffins are sweet and savory, perfect for breakfast or a mid day snack.

Ingredients

2 Cups Organic Flour

2/3 Cup Organic Sugar

2 teaspoons Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda

1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt

1/4 Cup Organic Olive Oil

Zest of one Minneola or Orange

2/3 Cup Buttermilk

2 Organic Eggs

2 Tablespoons Minneloa Juice, Fresh

1 Cup Dates, Chopped

8-10 oz Goat Cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Combine the flour, sea salt, baking powder, baking soda, the zest from a Minneola or an Orange and dates. Whisk until combined. In another bowl combine the eggs, sugar, olive oil, buttermilk, juice and sugar. Stir well and add the mixture to the dry ingredients, stir both mixtures together and be sure to not over mix them. Butter a muffin pan and put a scoop full of the batter into each muffin cup and top with a few tablespoons of goat cheese on each. Bake for 20 minutes an allow to cool for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan.

Basil and Matcha Green Tea Muffins

Believe it or not these muffins are just as Delicious as they are Unique. Combining the flavors of bitter green tea with sweet basil is surprisingly amazing! I have had the idea of this recipe in my head for days! These flavors seem so unique and I adore them both in their own ways, so why not combine them? I am always looking for something completely different to introduce to myself and to others that are seeking new flavor combinations. Well I believe that I have definitely found one! I hope you see this new creation as a wonderful experience as I have. Don’t worry! I will admit that I was quite hesitant to try these at first… However, I am so glad that I did.

Ingredients:

2 C Organic All Purpose Flour

1 C scant, Organic Evaporated Cane Juice

1/2 t Baking Soda

1/2 t Pink Himalayan Sea Salt

2 T Matcha Green Tea powder

1/2 C Organic Milk or Cream

1/2 C Basil infused Olive Oil, cold pressed

2 Organic Eggs

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the flour, cane juice, baking soda, sea salt and Matcha powder then mix it together with a whisk. In a separate bowl, combine the milk or cream with the basil olive oil and the eggs. Lightly wisk them together. Then combine the two mixtures together, slowly incorporating them… Do not over mix. The mixture will be a glossy green color, so beautiful!

Bake for 18-22 minutes. Test the muffins with a toothpick after 18 minutes, if it comes out clean they are done! Allow to cool before introducing this new creation to your palate.

New adorn flavors and simply beautiful!